This Week in PLOS

A team from Mexico included physical traits and selected nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences in its analysis of two Mexican sheartail hummingbird (Doricha eliza) populations. As they reported in PLOS One, the researchers used data generated with feather samples from 15 D. eliza representatives from the Yucatan Peninsula and 10 from central Veracruz to determine that those D.

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